This two-day conference returns to The Graduate Center, bringing together internationally recognized scholars to reflect upon the theme “Intellectuals and Their Publics.” Thursday’s program is highlighted by an evening plenary session, “Renewing Black Intellectual History,” featuring Adolph Reed, Jr., Kenneth Warren, Dean Robinson, and Touré Reed. The Friday evening plenary “Intellectual History for What?” features Casey Nelson Blake, George Cotkin, Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, Rochelle Gurstein, David Steigerwald, and Wilfred McClay. James Kloppenberg will be giving the keynote address on Friday afternoon, based on his forthcoming book, Reading Obama: Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition. For a full schedule, venues and registration information, visit the U.S. Intellectual History Blog: http://us-intellectual-history.blogspot.com/2010/07/third-annual-us-intellectual-history.html. The deadline for sending in conference registration checks has been extended to October 15, 2010. Please send your payment no later than this date.
Added by Center for the Humanities on October 1, 2010